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Once You Don’t Quit One Thing, You Have To Wonder Why You Previously Quit Everything Else

I think about this with running a lot, because I’ve run into every injury, delay, and setback a runner can and I never felt like saying fuck it I’m done. Which, typically, I do with everything. And there’s two reasons

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, Songwriting

Music Makes Me Sad

At shows I just feel fucking bitter. I’m not really in touch with the part of me that used to love it. I hate being around people as an ex-musician, or not even an ex-musician – as an ex ex-musician.

Posted in Depression & Suicide, Songwriting

Sobriety Binge 2019 Day One

Still pretty drunk. We were slamming Southern Comfort, champagne, and Steam Whistle quite firmly at midnight. I went to bed at 4:30. It’s 11:30 now and I’m struggling to write this. I’m not exactly inspired to be a Spartan but

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, floating, Pragmatism, Songwriting

Recording At Home Again

New Song, Epilogue, first thing I’ve multi-tracked at home in years. And man is my gear shot. There’s so much noise in every electrical cable and patch cord, dust in everything, the Br-80 itself only feeds out to the left

Posted in Songwriting

New Music In One’s 30’s

I heard a long time ago, and repeatedly since, that people stop listening to new music at age 33. I’d actually been afraid immediately after high school that I’d become one of those guys who thinks all the best bands

Posted in Pop Culture, Songwriting

Sometimes there’s time and sometimes there isn’t

Right before I heard about Carla’s passing I was thinking about having her sing some vocals on a record, the backing vocals on Wish I knew. No idea when I was planning on making the record but I figured I

Posted in Depression & Suicide, fitness, floating, Pragmatism, Songwriting

Healing Identities

So right after I wrote that post on Sunday which talked a lot about artistic identity I went to the bookstore and picked up a book I had my eye on called The Brave Athlete: Calm The Fuck Down And

Posted in books, fitness, Songwriting